Christopher Newport University
David Student Union 180
Newport News, VA 23606
(757) 594-8083
StudyAbroad@cnu.edu
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Spring: October 15
Fall: April 1
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Preparing to Depart

Research has shown that the level of student preparedness strongly reflects the level of success and satisfaction a student has on an international program:
  • Know your Host Country
  • Health and Wellness
  • Personal Safety
  • Transportation Safety
  • Your Finances
  • Transition Adjustment

National Resources to Prepare for Departure


CNU Resources to Prepare for Departure
Attend all pre-departure events

CNU Summer Programs:
  1. Mandatory Meeting with Study Abroad Office
  2. Mandatory Meeting(s) with your program
  3. Optional spring pre-departure meetings: 1st time flyers, safety abroad, packing, independent travel, communicating while abroad, cultural adjustment, and finances abroad
Fall Programs:
  1. Mandatory Meeting with Study Abroad Office
  2. Meetings or online sessions with your program
  3. Optional spring pre-departure meetings: 1st time flyers, safety abroad, packing, independent travel, communicating while abroad, cultural adjustment, and finances abroad
Spring Programs: 
  1. Mandatory Meetings with Study Abroad Office
  2. Meetings or online sessions with your program


Christopher Newport University Study Abroad Office